Sleeping in Airports

Toulouse Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Toulouse Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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TLS Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.

What to Expect

toulouse airport guideThe mid-size terminal at Toulouse Airport (code: TLS) handles European and North African routes. Amenities include a variety of eateries and shops, including duty-free, landside and airside. No shops are open 24 hours, so plan ahead for midnight snacks. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Toulouse Airport

Overnight campers report a sleep-friendly airport with many solid sleep spots. Try the red couches in the departure areas or ride the escalators upstairs to find several long, soft benches. An eye mask, earplugs, or noise-cancelling headphones are crucial to blocking airport lights and noise. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer free shuttle service, including several within walking distance. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Toulouse-Blagnac Airport:

  • Hotel NH Toulouse Airport – Located beside Hall A.  Connected to the airport on the departures level. » Check Rates
  • Radisson Blu Toulouse Airport – 5-minute walk to the terminal or use the 24-hour free airport shuttle (available upon request). Day rooms are available.  » Check Rates
  • ibis Styles Toulouse-Blagnac Aéroport – 8-minute walk to the terminal.  No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hampton by Hilton Toulouse Airport – 10-minute walk to the terminal.  Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Toulouse, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass, or using a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • La Croix du Sud VIP Lounge – Location: Airside, Hall C. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Toulouse Airport Lounges

Drinking Water

Thirsty? Drinking water fountains are available free of charge. Locations: Public Area ABCD Halls, Landside and Airside, Boarding Lounge. For bottled water, once you are Airside, head to Hall D, where you can purchase a bottle for 1€.

Food & Drinks

There are no 24-hour operators at the airport; however, 14 food and drink options are available both Landside and Airside. Hours: vary but a few open at 5:00 AM and most close by 9:00 PM. You will also find vending machines dispensing hot/cold beverages and snacks throughout the airport.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Lockers are only available for small items that can fit in an A4 envelope, except helmets, which are also kept in Relay Luggage. Location: Information desk (Arrival Hall C. Hours: 5:30 AM to midnight.

Mobile Charging

Power outlets are available throughout the terminal building. There are also two dedicated working areas near Gates 18 and 26.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers

Unfortunately, there are no showers available to freshen up. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

WiFi/Internet

Free Wi-Fi is available at Toulouse Airport. Connect to the “WIFI PASSAGER” network. Surfbox Internet Kiosks are also available for free Landside (printing services are also available) and Airside.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Arrival Hall, Levels C and D • Baggage reclaim belts 6/7 • Departure Halls B and D.

Currency Exchange – Operated by Change Group, the currency exchange office is located at Hall C, Ground Floor. Hours 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Mon-Fri) • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Sat-Sun).

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available, as well as a small selection of shops, including two Relay news shops. The Casino Shop (Landside) offers snacks, prepackaged foods, wine, etc.

Family Services – Travelling with children? These services are available to help you get through the airport easier:

  • Baby changing facilities – Diaper changing tables and baby care rooms are available both landside and Airside close to several bathrooms.
  • Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. The spaces come equipped with play structures and interactive video games. Locations: Indoor locations are currently closed due to Covid-19; however, there is one outside at the Shuttle stop at P5/P6 car park.
  • Fast Track Security – A fast-track security lane is available for families travelling with children under 12 years old. This special service is only available during major holiday periods.
  • Stroller Rental – Make getting around the airport with your baby much easier by borrowing one of the airport’s complimentary strollers. Location: Airside, Departure Hall.

Information Desk – Have any questions? There is an information desk available to provide assistance. Hours: 5:30AM – 12:00AM (Mon – Sat) and 6:00AM – 12:00AM (Sun).

Medical Services – First aid services are available if you feel unwell or injured yourself. Location: on the arrivals level, hall B.

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards to friends and family from the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, Halls B, C, D.

Prayer Room – To use the prayer room, you must obtain the key from the Information Desk. Location: Hall C, landside, 3rd floor.

Airlines
Toulouse Airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Aer Lingus • Air Algérie • Air Arabia • Air Corsica • Air France • Air Transat • APG Airlines • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Chalair • Charter • EasyJet • Iberia • KLM • Lufthansa • Nouvel Air • Royal Air Maroc • Ryanair • TAP Portugal • Transavia • Tunisair • Turkish Airlines • Tus Air • Twin Jet • Volotea.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Shuttle

TLS airport is well connected to the bus system.

  • A shuttle service links the airport to Toulouse bus station. Shuttles depart the airport every 20 minutes.
  • Line 30 and Line 388 provide service to different locations in and around the city.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available on-site in Public Hall C: Avis/Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Goldcar • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Courtyard Toulouse Airport   •   Holiday Inn Express Toulouse Airport   •   Holiday Inn Toulouse Airport   •   Novotel Toulouse Aeroport   •   Pullman Toulouse Airport   •   Radisson Blu Hotel Toulouse Airport.

See also  Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

Taxis are available outside the Arrivals area, between Gates B3 and C1.

Tram

Toulouse Airport is linked to the city center via the TISSEO T2 tram line. Trams depart every 15 minutes, travelling between T2 and tram stops Arènes and Palais de Justice. Total one-way trip time is 21-32 minutes.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.